Realising the Possibilities of Human Potential

Canal Engineering Ltd is split up into a number of departments that work closely together to produce the highest standard of products.

If you think you have the knowledge and experience to join one of the Canal Engineering departmental teams, we would love to hear from you.

Please send your CV and a covering letter highlighting the area of work you are interested in via email to

Alternatively, you can post your information to:

Careers at Canal Engineering Ltd,
Lenton Lane Industrial Est,

The head of the department you have applied for will review your information and contact you accordingly.

We currently have a Sales Estimator role position available: 


Job Purpose

To evaluate and produce estimates in line with the business plan objectives to achieve maximum conversion rates at acceptable profit margins.

Position in Organisation

The job holder reports to the Senior Estimator
The following positions report directly to the job holder

Key Measures of Success

To produce accurate quotations from the receipt of tender documentation sent directly to the estimating department or via information presented by the sales team. (in line with agreed margins)
To ensure all required information is entered on Sales Achiever. And that it is accurate and up to date.
To ensure all quotes are followed up and all info is documented on the sales achiever.
To reduce personal and sales department NNC’s by value and number.

Target, time, budget

Target – To ensure all customer needs are met, and they receive a quality service for prices and technical information
Time – To meet set deadlines returning prices.
Budget – Both the client and Canal’s budgets are met

Areas of Responsibility

To ensure accurate pricing inline with the required profit margins of the business plan.
To liaise with Line manager when negotiating on price to win orders.
To assist the Line manager in evaluating tender documentation, in relation to whether we submit a price.
To look for new products and opportunities to help the growth of the three sectors.
To keep accurate records of tenders submitted on behalf of other members of the sales team (i.e. when it is not entered by you on the Sales Achiever).
To maintain sufficient knowledge of the company, its products, financial targets and of the market place to maximise business opportunities.
Increase overall sales and profit margins in line with the business plan.
strengthen reputation in the market through positive customer experiences.

Areas of shared responsibility

Attend sales meetings to help improve the performance and efficiency of the company.
To inform other sales staff of projects / quotes where the main contractor has been appointed.
Must be able to produce quotes for all sectors when requested.

Authority levels

The job holder is – unless otherwise stated – provided with the necessary direct authority to act without reference to the Sales manager in executing the responsibilities detailed above.

If you’re interesting in applying please email: for more information.


What makes up Canal Engineering Ltd?

Sales Team

The Sales Team is the hub of the company.

With technical knowledge and first-hand experience working with the current range of products they are the face of each division under the Canal Engineering name.

With a positive attitude, determination and drive, our current Sales Team are capable of winning some of the biggest projects throughout the UK and abroad, which Canal Engineering is proud to put their name to.

Currently, Canal Engineering has 3 divisions, which require active Sales Team members:

Do you have what it takes to join the team? Find out the requirements today:

Sales Team Specification


Estimating Team

In close proximity with the Sales team, the Estimating Team at Canal Engineering provides competitive prices using the highest quality of materials.

Interested in becoming an Estimator? Find out the requirements today:

Estimating Team Specification


Technical Drawing Team

At Canal Engineering, we work with a wide range of products from stainless steel, hygienic systems for industrial environments, to bespoke architectural metalwork for prestigious commercial and residential properties – throughout the UK and abroad.

Our Drawing Team offers a friendly working environment producing 2D and 3D CAD drawings from initial design concepts to detailed drawings for manufacture.

Love to produce stunning designs admired by all? Find out the requirements today:

Drawing Team Specification


Skilled Fabricators, Welders & Workshop Team

Canal Engineering has standard and bespoke products that are British manufactured at their manufacturing site in Nottingham.

Hosting state of the art equipment and machinery for our skilled workforce, Canal Engineering offers a great opportunity to start a career in metalwork fabrication, welding, bending, shaping, laser cutting and finishing.

Are you right for the tools? Find out the requirements today:

Workshop Team Specification


Construction Site Team

Our Site Engineers deliver a high quality fabrication and installation service throughout the UK and abroad for our clients and main contractors.

Fully trained and qualified for site, the Construction Team is the hands on approach at the company producing the finest work found in the Canal Engineering portfolio.

Do you want to fabricate stunning projects? Find out the requirements today:

Construction Team Specification


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